Steven Pate Harrelson

Steven Pate Harrelson

Harrelson Law Firm

Little Rock, AR

  • user-graduate Education University of Arkansas - Little Rock
  • Experience 22 years of experience year
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Offers Free Consultation

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability
Nursing Home Abuse
Family Law
Criminal Law
Personal Injury

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Arkansas
    Since 2003

Spoken Languages

  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written


Steve Harrelson is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana, and his practice areas include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. Steve practices throughout the three state region in state and federal courts. In addition to litigating complex issues inside the courtroom, Steve is also experienced in private negotiations, mediations, and seeking remedies at the administrative level. While Steve enjoys many areas of the legal arena, his passion is preparing for and engaging in the trial by jury. Steve believes in the constitutional right to trial by jury and is willing to protect and preserve this concept on which the American tort system is founded. In addition to his law practice, Steve served a stint in the state legislature in Arkansas from 2005 through 2012. He served as House Majority Leader and chaired the House Judiciary Committee before serving in the Arkansas Senate. Steve is very familiar with the inner workings of state government and earned a certificate from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2008 for Executives in State and Local Government. – – – – – Q&A: Why did you become a lawyer? Steve Harrelson: I chose law with the intent to bring justice to a broken world, to vindicate the rights of the weak, vulnerable and oppressed, and to confirm that justice is blind, ensuring equality to all people. To me, the law is a calling because I approach it as a way of serving others.

Professional Experience

  • Senator
    Arkansas State Senate
    2010 - 2012

Professional Associations

  • Arkansas State Bar


  • University of Arkansas - Little Rock
    J.D. (2000)
    1997 - 2000


  • Bar Examiner
    Louisiana State Bar Association


  • Rising Star


  • 3 Things Not To Do After A Car Accident
    Harrelson Firm Blog
    September 3, 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Arkansas Legislative Update, Texarkana Bar Association , Texarkana Country Club
Legal Answers
  • Q. The woman who hit my car claimed the only reason she swerved into me was because a coffee she'd ordered from a fast food
    A: No, she would still be negligent. She is the proper Defendant.
    July 5, 2018


  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees